Tag Archives: Property

Property Owner’s Liability During Winter Weather

By J.A. Sowell, AttorneyEnglish, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP Snow is beautiful when you’re tucked inside with hot chocolate and have nowhere to go. But that’s not the case for most of us. You may have a doctor’s appointment, work … Continue reading

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What is Considered Marital Property?

North Carolina makes an important distinction between different types of property that has a big impact on how that property is divided during a divorce. The two main classes of property are separate property and marital property. Separate property is … Continue reading

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No Homestead Treatment for Property Owned by a Corporation [Florida]

In a recent case, residential property was owned by a corporation. The sole shareholder and president of the corporation resided on the property, and the corporation had attempted to convey the residence to the shareholder, but its deed was effective … Continue reading

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It's Time to End Property Tax Exemption-For Everyone

In this article, David Brunori discusses how some states are proposing to tax nonprofits on property they own. In Maine, the Governor proposed to end property tax exemptions for nonprofits with assets of more than $500,000. He details that both… … Continue reading

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Property, Race, Segregation, and the State

Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America (2017). Ezra Rosser Property scholars have neither forgotten nor ignored the government’s role in creating and furthering racial segregation. Scholars have written extensive work on … Continue reading

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